Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 123 112
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.49% 1.95% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.42% 9.17% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 36
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,000 £41,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.43% +31.75% -22.22%
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £60,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,375
% change year-on-year +10.61% -6.71% +17.92%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 298 480 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.07% 21.22% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 247 396 367
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £65,000 £66,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester -6 10 £37,250 -32.27%
Cheltenham +6 9 £30,000 -
Gloucester +24 4 £22,500 -57.14%
Stroud - 4 £30,000 -
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury 0 1 £40,000 +23.08%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) Citrix
6 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
7 13 (35.14%) DNS
8 12 (32.43%) DHCP
8 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (29.73%) VLAN
10 10 (27.03%) VMware
10 10 (27.03%) Dell
11 9 (24.32%) LAN
11 9 (24.32%) WAN
11 9 (24.32%) Web Services
11 9 (24.32%) Change Management
11 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
11 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (21.62%) C
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) Data Encryption
13 7 (18.92%) Aruba
14 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
14 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (16.22%) Security Hardening
14 6 (16.22%) HTTP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (10.81%) Route 53
3 4 (10.81%) Serverless
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
3 13 (35.14%) DNS
4 12 (32.43%) DHCP
5 11 (29.73%) VLAN
6 9 (24.32%) LAN
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
7 8 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (16.22%) HTTP
8 6 (16.22%) IPv4
8 6 (16.22%) IPv6
8 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
8 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (13.51%) BGP
9 5 (13.51%) FTP
9 5 (13.51%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (13.51%) Telnet
10 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
10 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.81%) PostCSS
1 4 (10.81%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 4 (10.81%) Military
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Technician
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) REST
3 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) React
3 4 (10.81%) Sass
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) HPUX
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) Data Encryption
3 6 (16.22%) Data Security
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Security Hardening
4 5 (13.51%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
4 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.81%) BDD
5 4 (10.81%) Content Management
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.81%) Microservices
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Measurement
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Transpiler
5 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) ES6
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CEH
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.70%) VMFS
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Dell
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Aruba
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.51%) Sophos
7 4 (10.81%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Veeam
7 4 (10.81%) Xerox
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
8 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle